GH¢16.3bn added to public debt in 9 months – Bank of Ghana

Summary of economic and financial data by the Bank of Ghana has put Ghana’s total debt stock as at the end September this year at GH¢138.9 billion. This represents 68.6% of Gross Domestic Products (GDP). Domestic debts accounted for GH¢63.3 billion, representing 31.3% of GDP, while external stood at GH¢75.5 billion, the equivalent of $17.2 billion, representing 37.4 of GDP. Total public debt stock as at the end of 2016 was GH¢122.6 billion. This means that between January and September 2017, the

Ghana’s debt stock increases by 3million cedis

According to new figures released by the Bank of Ghana (BOG), Ghana’s debt stock as at September 2017 hit 138.9 billion cedis. The figure was contained in the summary of the economic and financial data released after members of Monetary Policy Committee (MPC)of the bank met. The Governor of the Bank of Ghana, Dr Ernest Addison who chairs the committee is set to announce the policy rate. It is not clear if the rate will be reduced after it was maintained at 21% at the last MPC meeting. Breakdown

Asiedu Nketia is a KG politician’ – Obiri Boahen

Deputy General Secretary of the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP), Nana Obiri Boahen has described the General Secretary of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), as a politician who lacks credibility. “Asiedu Nketia is not a credible character and so I don’t pay attention to him anytime he talks about politics because he is still on the Kindergarten level and still needs lessons from me” he said. Nana Obiri Boahen made the comment after the NDC scribe attributed the insistent

Speaking To The Winds: The Case Of The National ID

Our elders like to intersperse their conversations with proverbs not because they want to display their mastery of words but to teach lessons. For this reason, l hope our politicians will learn from the Yoruba proverb that says; One does not ignore leprosy to treat a rash. What it simply means is that, more serious […]

Osu Klottey shore now a refuse dump- residents cry for help

Residents of Osu Klottey living along the shore of the Osu Klottey sea, are calling on government to put in very strict measures to ensure sanity at the shore. The residents who could not hide their displeasure about how some people have turned the sea shore into a refuse dump said if government does not

Italian PM to visit Ghana today, French President Thursday

French President, Emmanuel Macron, will be in Ghana on Thursday, November 30, for a day’s visit.Macron’s visit forms part of his tour of Africa since becoming President earlier in 2017.Prior to that, Italian Prime Minister, Paolo Gentiloni, is also expected to be in Ghana today, Monday, November 27, for a day’s visit.Macron’s African tourMacron’s Africa tour which begins today, Monday, will see him visit Burkina Faso and Côte d’Ivoire, and end with Ghana.Macron’s advisers say he hopes to

Human rights lawyers backing gayism are evil – Maurice Ampaw

Popular lawyer, Dr Maurice Ampaw has described human rights lawyers who promote homosexuality as anti-human and evil people. According to him, no good lawyer must back such abominable act on the basis that gays and lesbians have their human rights and can decide their sexual preference without any external interference. President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo

Prosecute sanitation offenders – Rawlings

Former President of the Republic of Ghana, Jerry John Rawlings says the law enforcement agencies must enforce sanitation laws of the country by prosecuting persons who litter the environment to bring discipline and sanity in the society. The former President said this on  Saturday, November 25, 2017  when speaking as the Guest of Honour at […]

Passengers stranded at Yeji ferry station

Hundreds of passengers as well as vehicles were stranded at the Yeji ferry station in Brong Ahafo Region. There were no ferries at the station due to the ongoing civil works on the Bupei and Yapei bridges in the Northern Region. Four days ago, the Yapei bridge, which is the main link between the northern […]

Minister Disrupts Church Service

Ashanti Regional Minister Simon Osei-Mensah stormed a church early Saturday to protest “incessant noise making” by the church because of an ongoing all-night service there. Members of the church, the House of Bethel Ministries at Anwomaso High Tension in the Ashanti Region were stunned when the minister who lives nearby overran the  service and demanded […]